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Janny Wurts

USA flag (b.1953)

Janny Wurts was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

In the 1980s, she worked as an illustrator for role-playing game supplements for Mayfair Games.

Wurts has written numerous fantasy novels. Beyond writing, Wurts' award winning paintings have been showcased in exhibitions of imaginative artwork, among them a commemorative exhibition for NASA's 25th Anniversary; the Art of the Cosmos at Hayden Planetarium in New York; and two exhibits of fantasy art, at both the Delaware Art Museum and Canton Art Museum.

Wurts resides in Florida with her husband, artist Don Maitz.

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Janny Wurts
Short stories
Triad (1998)

Janny Wurts recommends
Eye of the Labyrinth (2004)
(Second Sons, book 2)
Jennifer Fallon
"[The Lion of Senet has] characters that grow, intrigue that deepens--a writer to watch in the future."
The Labyrinth of Flame (2015)
(Shattered Sigil, book 3)
Courtney Schafer
"Best new author I've encountered in years!."
The Ruin of Kings (2019)
(Chorus of Dragons, book 1)
Jenn Lyons
"The Ruin of Kings revs up with the glitz of a high-speed, multi-level video game, with extreme magic."
An Illusion of Thieves (2019)
(Chimera , book 1)
Cate Glass
The Tempered Steel of Antiquity Grey (2021)
Shawn Speakman
"The Tempered Steel of Antiquity Grey kicks off a fierce fight for freedom on an Erth ground under the heel of its star-faring oppressors, action packed as Star Wars, wielding tech as muscular as Iron Man, but centering on a young girl and her diverse circle of friends. What's not to love?"

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